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Osceola, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Osceola had a population of 873 as of July 1, 2019. Osceola ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Osceola is located at latitude 41.1797 and longitude -97.5475 in Polk County. The formal boundaries for the City of Osceola encompass a land area of 0.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Polk County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,667 feet.

The City of Osceola (GNIS ID: 2396093) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Osceola is located within South Osceola Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Polk County.


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Osceola, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Osceola, NE Housing Affordability Index is 277
State of Nebraska Housing Affordability Index is 149
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Osceola, NE Wealth Index is 90
State of Nebraska Wealth Index is 87
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 873 (100%)
Population in Households 841 (96.3%)
Population in Families 684 (78.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 32 ( 3.7%)
Population Density 947
Diversity Index2 7
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $61,428
Average Household Income $73,833
Per Capita Income $30,828
Wealth Index4 90

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 415 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 293 (70.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 72 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $101,299
Housing Affordability Index3 277
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 365
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 234
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.09% -0.05%
Households 0.0% -0.11%
Families 0.23% -0.09%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   2.03%

Osceola, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Osceola to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 136 77th
Population Density # 247 58th
Diversity Index # 493 15th
Median Household Income # 168 71st
Per Capita Income # 247 58th

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